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Terrorism

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  • Chicago-area activist given 18 months in prison for lying about terrorism role

    Chicago-area activist given 18 months in prison for lying about terrorism role
    A Chicago-area activist was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday for failing to disclose her convictions for bombings in Israel when she applied to be a U.S. citizen. Backed by dozens of supporters, Rasmieh Yousef Odeh, 67, of Evergreen Park,...
  • Brothers from Oakland Park plead guilty to NYC terror plot

    Brothers from Oakland Park plead guilty to NYC terror plot
    Two brothers from Oakland Park pleaded guilty to federal terrorism charges Thursday, admitting they plotted a terrorist attack on landmarks in New York City and later assaulted two deputy U.S. Marshals while in custody. Raees Alam Qazi, 22, and Sheheryar...
  • EU ministers beef up anti-terror measures

    European countries agreed Thursday to begin giving extra scrutiny this summer to travelers who meet criteria indicating they could be terrorists or Muslim foreign fighters. The decision, taken at a meeting of EU interior ministers, was announced by...
  • How the CIA can get from spy to cyberspy

    How the CIA can get from spy to cyberspy
    Agility and digital savvy traditionally haven't been the strong suits of government agencies, so it's encouraging that CIA Director John O. Brennan wants a big investment in cyberespionage and a new Directorate of Digital Innovation as part of what he...
  • Fallout from senators' Iran letter: Tom Cotton for president?

    WASHINGTON While a soldier in Iraq and Afghanistan, Tom Cotton wielded some of the military's most sophisticated firearms. Today it's letters that appear to be Sen. Cotton's weapon of choice. He fired off a missive read 'round the world this week that...
  • Australian teen widely seen on social media thought to be among latest ISIS suicide bombers

    Australia's government said Thursday it was trying to confirm reports that an Australian teenager was among a group of suicide bombers from the Islamic State movement that struck Iraq's embattled Anbar province. The Islamic State group claimed in an...
  • Obama's naive offer to Iran puts US, Israel and entire Middle East at risk

    President Obama's strategy of negotiating with Iran could put the Jewish state at risk. And it could well make the world less safe for America, as well but not in the way most think. The administration is said to be working out an agreement that would...
  • Friendships can defeat terrorism

    Q: When I was young, I remember saying prayers after mass each Sunday for the "conversion of Russia." I don't think every parish did this, but there must have been enough of us, as the Godless Soviet Union is now dissolved and religion is once again...
  • Chilean accused of murder, torture taught 13 years for Pentagon

    SANTIAGO, Chile A member of the late Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet's brutal secret police who's been accused of murder taught for more than a decade at the Pentagon's premier university, despite repeated complaints by his colleagues about his past....
  • Reader: Parents have to fight with doctor about vaccinations

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  • UK police: Schoolgirls who went to Syria are not terrorists

    Three British schoolgirls who traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State group won't be prosecuted for terrorism if they return, a senior British police officer said Tuesday. Police chiefs also defended their handling of the case, denying a lawmaker's...